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Head on into Cheraw, to visit Dizzy's old stomping grounds! You'll find a bronze Dizzy playing his signature bent horn at the Town Green, and you can follow the notes to "Salt Peanuts" at the park at his home site.
Dr.Ronald E. McNair, space shuttle astronaut, perished in 1986 aboard the Challenger. His memorial chronicles his life as a research scientist, pioneering astronaut, jazz musician, and karate expert.
Pearl Fryar has transformed three acres into a magical living sculpture garden. The subject of "A Man Named Pearl" film, Pearl may be found with hedge trimmers in hand when he's not out on speaking engagements.
South Carolina plantations along the coast were built on the rice industry. Today, you can taste Carolina Gold Rice still being grown in the Pee Dee region, visit plantations in Georgetown, or go golfing on what was once a rice plantation.
Master carpenter Lawrence Reese built fourteen of the historic homes in the area known as "Reese's Row." Most of the houses designed and built by Reese are two-story with double porches. All have high ceilings, hardwood floors and signature fireplaces.
Located in Cheraw, the Southern African American Heritage Center provides an intimate look into the lives of African Americans in the South. Located in the near Foundry Cemetery and the historically African American commercial district, you'll find lots of info about prior residents.
African American Heritage